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Ripening of the grapes in an artistic view : 2010 labels

Ripening of the grapes in an artistic view : 2010 labels

'Vitis vinifera, mon amour' 2010 This collection of handmade drawings are made with Indian ink, water based ink, acrylic ink and watercolour. This series is an observation and reflection on the natural cycle of the vines. The different seasons of the vine are shown. The vine and the man live a metamorphosis together as each picture expresses the symbiosis between the vine and the human being. One can compare the relationship between the vine and the man to a passionate love story. The vine is embodied and suggests the presence of a feminine character. Inspite of the rustic and rough...

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Monicord & Cuvée TRAN5FERT 2015

Monicord & Cuvée TRAN5FERT 2015

Clos Monicord introduced the cuvée 'TRAN5FERT' with Les Monicord during the graffiti exhibition that took place in the old Police Station 'Castéja' during the Summer 2015 in Bordeaux, France. The exhibiting artists worked on a wine label design for this specific 'cuvée'. The labels were printed in limited series. Many thanks again to Trakt for the graphic design, who worked out this great label. We were extremely pleased to sponsor some wine on certain occasions during this event and we are happy that we were able to be present with our wines during this major event to support the work and inititative...

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Good or bad year

Good or bad year

A recap on Monicord vintages, however likely to be very general for Bordeaux wines. 2001 Surprising potential. Elegant. 2002 In general a poor vintage. However well matured it is showing some really pleasant angles 2003 With the heat wave, a disaster vintage. A vintage to forget. 2004 Much more balanced than 2003, expresses the soil and terroir. Best to drink now. 2005 A superb vintage, riche, with body, complex. At its top 2017-2020 2006 Still spirited, turns out to be very interesting. Drink 2015-2018 2007 A vintage discredited by journalists and specialists. Wrong…much more attractive as expected. Elegant, delicate 2008...

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Clos Monicord by Damien Venot

Clos Monicord by Damien Venot

Damien Venot directed and produced a film presenting Clos Monicord and our wines. He is a self-taught film director and is very passionnate about art, cinema and many other things. He works in Bordeaux, France. To discover his other films don't hesitate to browse on his vimeo page  https://vimeo.com/113536120

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Les Monicord 2011 receives a star * in the Guide Hachette 2015

Les Monicord 2011 receives a star * in the Guide Hachette 2015

Hachette Guide 2015: Les Monicord 2011 : * A little reserved for the moment, but this 2011 vintage shows unveils scents of ripe fruits, tempered by warm spices. Fleshy and intense,  not to say imposing, the mouth finishes with freshness marked spices, which gives the wine shine and depth. spareribs with salt and pepper. 2017 - 2020   Clos Monicord 2011 : 15 months on French oak gives complexity (hints of torrefaction, fruity and salty); elegant tannins, still firm; a long final : potential 2017 -2022

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